ECB cuts rates, revives QE to lift growth as Draghi era ends

2019-09-14 14:31

The European Central Bank cut interest rates further below zero and revived bond purchases after President Mario Draghi overcame critics of his stimulus policies to make a final run at reflating the euro-area economy.

What Africa’s key central banks will discuss in the next 10 days

2019-07-16 13:37

Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa’s key economies will take direction from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell when they make calls on interest rates in the next 10 days.

Currency ghosts fade as emerging-market central banks stand pat

2019-01-21 08:25

South Korea and Malaysia may provide further evidence this week that emerging-market central banks have successfully vanquished the currency crises of 2018.


OPINION: Central banks are waking up to climate change dangers. It's about time

2019-09-02 20:00

Central banks and other financial sector regulators have not always paid adequate attention to the sector’s impact on the environment, says

As politicians battle it out over SARB, Kganyago tells global leaders that central banks should have a narrow mandate

2019-04-15 10:55

The ANC, DA, and EFF are all campaigning on the future of the Reserve Bank. Meanwhile Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has stressed the importance of central bank independence – and the dangers of too broad a mandate – again.

Why life is getting harder for central banks

2019-01-04 06:15

The Fed is now being widely blamed for fueling financial market instability, it is probably only a matter of time until the European Central Bank finds itself in a similar position, writes Bloomberg columnist Mohamed A. El-Erian.

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